Soursop Ice Block

When it is about 30° C outside, I can think of no better way to stay cool than by sucking on some tasty soursop ice block. Perfect to suck while I watch “3rd Rock from the Sun” on Netflix. It is really hot these days, and we all must find some way to stay cool….

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Traditional Coconut Drops

I like the taste of the traditional coconut drops. And, I am not the only one.  My son gobbled these delicious, light cake-like coconut drops in a little while.  This is the traditional coconut drops, not like the coconut drops sold in most bakeries. They religiously scrimp on the coconut ingredients, add more flour and…

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Coconut Biscuit

I did not plan to bake a coconut biscuit recipe, but as I had a lot of coconut I felt that this was one to do.  Long story short, I am very pleased with these coconut biscuits.  They are a terrific alternative to the regular bread or pasta for dinner.   My son enjoyed them with…

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Guava Cheesecake

I have been thinking  of making a guava cheesecake for some time now.  Guava is hard to find these days due to it being out of season, and when I saw a box of guava cheese, or guava paste as they call it, selling at a local supermarket, I was delighted.  It was time to…

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Bacon Wrapped Plantains

We have a lot of plantains in the Caribbean.  Generally, when I think of plantain I think of it being fried in oil until is is golden and served with bread or bake for breakfast.  I generally eat plantain fried.  It is also the easiest way to prepare it. There are many others recipes that…

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Quick Mix Sponge Cake

I have for you busy readers and cooks, a quick and easy cake recipe for this hectic Christmas season. It will help you save time to spend with the family and relieve yourself of all the stress of getting the long “to do” list done.  I am talking about a quick mix sponge cake recipe. …

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Fruit Bars

Think this fruit bar is like the regular fruit bars you buy at the supermarket?  Think again, because believe me, you may just be thinking in the wrong direction.   This fruit bar will surprise you, especially knowing that there is no sugar in it.  This bar is sweetened with only fruits. Inspired to make some…

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Cocoa Cake

Yes, I know what you’re thinking; cocoa cake? Why not call it chocolate cake? Well, I believe I have to make a distinction between a chocolate cake and a cocoa cake just for this recipe. This cake uses our very own “creole cocoa”. You know the one we use to make cocoa tea. Yes that’s…

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Sugarless Cake

I have for you an extremely moist sugarless cake, with the uncanny resemblance to our popular black Christmas cake.  The main difference is that there is no alcohol in this cake.  As a matter of fact, this cake is a perfect substitute for the black Christmas Cake.  This cake is also the second cake for…

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Quick Cheese Bread

This quick cheese bread will  surprise you.  Even though this cheese bread is a quick bread, the cakey feel and taste will definitely make you wonder if this is bread, is really a bread at all. The Definition of a Quick Bread Some people may insist that a bread must have yeast to be labeled…

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